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15 Nov 2021

Full-Time Senior Site Superintendent

Buttcon Limited – Posted by Buttcon Ontario, Canada

Job Description

There’s no substitute for experience.

Buttcon Limited is a 100% employee owned Canadian General Contractor.  As leaders in the construction industry, we take pride in every job we undertake and have a solid reputation for delivering quality services, specializing in institutional, commercial, industrial, and multi-unit residential construction.

Senior Site Superintendent: Permanent Full-Time


Buttcon Limited is looking for a Site Superintendent who will demonstrate leadership skills on the job site to ensure the project is delivered on time and within budget. The Site Superintendent is responsible for the daily field activities on construction site. Under this role, the individual is responsible for quality control on the site.


  • Plan, schedule, organize, direct, and control construction projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications, and budget.
  • Supervision and direction of day-to-day field activities and managing the construction site.
  • Be responsible for on site safety programs, WSIB poster, M.O.L. office phone number, and location of nearest hospital.
  • Ensure site office is equipped with proper first aid and eye wash station.
  • Set-up site and maintain it to promote clean, tidy, and a professional image of the company.
  • Mobilize the site, hoarding/ fencing, set-up trailers, washrooms, safety facilities, telephone, hydro, water, and stake out underground services.
  • Maintain site security at all times.
  • Arrange for Ontario Land Surveyor to lay out the building and site.
  • Ensure construction satisfies all permit requirements.
  • Advise the project team of any site conditions not previously identified.
  • Arrange Municipal Inspectors for required inspections.
  • Help prepare and maintain the project schedule.
  • Review and coordinate delivery dates of critical materials.
  • After the awarding of each subtrade, contact the site representative to plan and schedule the work.
  • Review and be knowledgeable with all contract documents.
  • Organize pre-construction meetings with each trade to ensure they have all contract documents and are familiar with all the requirements.
  • Direct foreman and tradesman in daily site activities.
  • Ensure all trades complete their scope of work to an acceptable standard.
  • Manage the Union issues on site and resolve disputers with subtrades.
  • Conduct safety and coordination meetings, and prepare and distribute the meeting minutes.
  • Manage and maintain project costs within budget.
  • Prepare and submit job reports.
  • Prepare and file written records of all verbal communication and site occurrences.
  • Prepare accident reports and submit them to head office immediately upon occurrence.
  • Issue a periodic Performance Review to head office regarding the subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Be knowledgeable of all equipment and materials.
  • Establish quantities, order materials, and reconcile with estimates.
  • Completion of reports for concrete ordering and pouring.
  • Manage and implement Change Orders.
  • Initial review and provide feedback on shop drawings.
  • Provide feedback on site issues to improve efficiency on future projects.
  • Arrange for inspections and testing of various building elements.
  • Manage site filing.
  • Issuing fieldwork orders for work carried out for subtrades.
  • Manage the clean up of the site and ensure that costs are allocated to the responsible parties, staying within our budget.
  • Responsible for site and community public relations.
  • Responsible for all temporary protection during the construction process, satisfying occupancy requirements, correction of all deficiencies, and updating all as built-drawing on site on a regular basis.
  • Cooperate with other sites to share resources to benefit the company’s interest.

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to diagnose, analyze, and develop solutions to complex issues.
  • Analytical and strong problem-solving ability
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Effective team leader.
  • The proven ability to effectively manage and inspire staff.

Qualification Requirements

  • The successful candidate will an Engineering degree (Civil/Construction/Architectural) or technical college diploma in Construction Management or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience
  • 5 years of experience in the ICI construction industry.
  • Experience in modular construction, prefabrication construction, or green construction is an asset.
  • In-depth understanding, knowledge, and implementation of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act as it relates to each project you are responsible for.
  • Strong understanding and adherence to safety standards
  • Gold Seal Certified an asset
  • LEED Accredited an asset
  • Computer literate, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project
  • Suretrak, Primavera P3 or P6
  • E-Builder Project Management Software
  • Procore and BIM software knowledge an asset

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Primary work location on Project Sites
  • Project related travel anticipated
  • Exposure to construction work site environment in all seasons

How to Apply

Please visit our website at to view our open opportunities or apply directly with your resume by emailing While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. Buttcon Limited is an equal opportunity employer that proudly recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. Accommodations are available on request for applicants with disabilities taking part in the recruitment and selection process. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Construction, construction management, and construction superintendent. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 26 days.

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